John Monke

About John Monke

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” - Coach John Wooden John Monke, ‘19, possesses muscle atrophy in both upper arms. Despite these setbacks, he is still willing to try new things, including a commitment to varsity tennis and sports management. His goal is to use his passion and knowledge of sports to work in the sports industry with emphasis in stats and money management. Coming back to the Feather team for his third and final year, he aims to take a bigger role as a leader and writer. He is grateful to have the opportunity to be part of this award-winning staff. Readers can reach this author at

Boys soccer competes in Jim Inglis tournament, Dec. 7-8

By |2018-12-15T15:55:02+00:00December 5th, 2018|Athletics, News, Winter|

With the soccer season already underway, the FC boys soccer team looks to improve their skills by competing in the Jim Inglis Tournament in Lemoore, Dec. 7-8. The team usually competes in the Bakersfield Garces Memorial Tournament, however, soccer leadership decided to invest in the Jim Inglis Lemoore Tournament. Head of soccer Matt Markarian wanted different types of competition for the team.

Drama students travel to Fresno State for theatre open house

By |2018-12-06T20:57:23+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|

With the semester nearing the end, drama director Kyle Dodson plans to take three students to Fresno State Theatre Arts Open House to learn more about the art of drama. Ezekiel Fuller, '20, Tatiana Iest, '19, and Claire Palsgaard, '20, will travel with Dodson, Dec. 6.

Campus groups perform in ‘Lessons and Carols’ Christmas concert

By |2018-12-03T09:26:19+00:00November 28th, 2018|News, Top 5|

As Christmas approaches, the high school and junior high choir have been working since November to practice for the upcoming Christmas programs “Lessons and Carols” at 7 p.m. at the Peoples Church main auditorium, Dec. 3.

Rurik aims to win league in senior season

By |2018-12-10T08:19:15+00:00November 27th, 2018|Features, Home Feature 1, Profile|

With the winter season approaching, senior Alexander Rurik gears up for soccer one last time. Entering his final season, Rurik hopes to win league and go far in playoffs. Rurik is one of few lifers at Fresno Christian, meaning he has attended since kindergarten and now is in his senior year.

Alumni players participate in annual soccer practice

By |2018-11-17T23:02:12+00:00November 16th, 2018|Home Feature 1, News|

The annual FC alumni soccer game will be held once again on the soccer field. The event welcomes all FC soccer alumni back to participate in a soccer game to play against the current soccer team at 9 a.m., Nov. 24. Written by: John Monke.

BREAKING: Boys basketball prepares for 2018-’19 season

By |2018-12-10T08:17:43+00:00November 7th, 2018|Athletics, Fall, Home Feature 2, News|

After a long summer of practice and games, the boys' varsity basketball team will try and make a deep playoff run. The Eagles finished last year with an overall record of 12-16 and 3-7 in league play. Written by John Monke.

Concussions pose short, long term health threats

By |2018-12-10T08:33:25+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Athletics, Fall, Features, Home Feature 1|

One of the most common injuries that occurs to athletes in today's age is the concussion. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. “A concussion is an injury to the brain that results in temporary loss of normal brain function. It usually is caused by a blow to the head.” 

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